Alocasia macrorrhiza


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Alocasia macrorrhiza (al·ō·kāˑ·sh ma·krō·rīˑ·z),

n part used: root; uses: topical rubefacient; precautions: if taken internally—numbness and pain in throat, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting. Also called
ape, cunjevoi, giant alocasia, giant taro, pai, alocasie, alokasie, mankachu and
malanga.